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    September 27, 2010
    5:30 - 6:00pm EDT  

. >> afternoon of tornado warnings. why we see severe weather so late in the season ann chances of bad weather tonight in my sky watch forecast. >> building collapsed in est baltimore. high tech quipment being used to ssarch for possible victims. the. >> he's nicknamed hitler. how long this man will go to priion for beating a man and the apology he offered to the% victim. [applause]. ú>reporter: maryland first slots parlor finally open for business. good news that convinced operators to unlock the doors three days early. >> hello. >> a ow home comes crashing down possibly trapping a person inside. ww are followiig that breaking news out of west baltimore tonight. it is happening on druid hill avenue and lawrence street. everythinggbut the front wall of theevacant home collapsed
about 3:30. you can see bricks and wood strewn across the ground. rescue cree are using thermal imaging to search for any possible say they doubt that anyone is under the rubble. we'll continue to follow this story and bring you more information as soon as it becomes available. ú> the storm that moved through the area today brought tornado warnings with them. >> parts of carol howard and baltimore counties were all unner those warnings early today. this afternoon as a matter of fact. nothing came of them.. just a day of gray -úsky and rain buu there is the potential for flooding this evennng. go to vytas with the now immediately over baltimore not really any rain come down. we have cloudy skies you have to go through western maryland to get the heavy rain as we scan the skies but putting the ssuth and continne to see the frontal boundaryydrive the pressure that isshelping liftw
that and warm front bringing in tte atlantic moisture and all the rain that is going to continue to ride up from tte south and we are not done with the rain byyany means through the overnight.. prrblem is that we have saturateddground until 8:00 a.m. tooorrow morning as we have the potential of heavy amounts of rainfall overnight tonight and into tomorrow. noo how much have we seen o far. inch around baltimore. a little over 2 and quarter inches and 3 quarters nch innhagersttwn depending on where you are. some folk heavv amount than other areas. projected model on the future scan. the rain from last night into today anywhere from 2 and 3 quurters inch potentially around the baltimore area so there's a real problem especially along the urban areas downnown around the centtal portton of the city as we haae that heavy rainfall with the ground being saturaaed water kind of sits on top of that rain and has aa%
ground when it becomest the saturated. that is going to be a problem we have to definitely be concerned witt% as the rain continues to move look and show you where thesee rain is right now and how long it sticks around coming up. >> when storms hht get your own personal weather forecast. go tooour eb site and use interactiveetools to traak coming storms down to your street and go to fox and click on i radar. >> storm moves through your neighbor see it shooo it send it up load photo and video to that icon. send hoto on on directly from the ceel phone to pick at fox baltimore.comm white supremacist apologizes in baltimore city court for attacking an elderly african american fisherman. kathleen tells us he made the -úapology before being sentenced to 31 years in prison.. >>reporter: he goes by the nickname hitler but in court today hh apologized and told
the victim heehas been haunted bb his actions. he's covered in tattoo with racially biased sayings but in court he toeld úaid he regrets attacking the mann he was beaten wiih a bat robbed and car jacked. he was seetenceded to 30 years for the ttack in south baltimore and nother one year for attacking corrections officer while in jail. he threw urine and feces at the african american officer. he saas he deserves more jail time. >> in accordance with the plea agreement the state felt the one year was appropriate sentence to tack on to the end of what was considered to be the more seeious count. >>reporter: calvin has a lengthy criminal record and is also a registered sex offender in maryland.. this is news at 5:30. thanks so much. man is esttblished in the back in wood lawn. happened this
morning. victim is a student at the north american trade school. school inside that mall. victim was rushed to shock trauma. no word on his condition. tonight the suspect still on the loose as in northwest baltimore over the weekend. the victim 38-year-old don barton shot saturday at home along chelsea terrace. no arrest have been made. -ú 24 years to the day after a woman disappears her family is still searching for answers. melinda is live in essex where etter than death and she was last seen walking -úto her car in the parking lot behind me.. she had told co-workers that she was heading out to meet with her hussand whom she was in the process of divorcing. ever since then her family has been searching tirelessly for clue as to her whereabouts and what happened to her. her sister believes bernadette was
murdered but her boyd has neverrbeen found and nn one úas been charged with the crime. her loss has prompted theesister to take action working as advocate ffr all missing people. shh helpee co-found special task force that traffic casee across maryland hoping to ind some closure. >> you never forget your lovedd one. it's the clooure that we% whether it is alive or deceased. need to know. >>reporter: her family is now hoping that after ll these years they may finally get a break in the cass ann that theed with a trial. also hopiig that iffanyone does have come forward, they need that information now morr than ever. live in essex, fox 45 news at 5:30. okay. howware the roads looking tonight. lauren cook has the traffic edge report. hello lauren. >> hello jeff. well we continue to follow breaking news out offwest baltimore where a row home has collapsed
route. we haveeseveral other accidentt in balttmore county. -úútrouble in dundawg aa6 3 3 -úbbcyclist hit by a car at north point road. we haae another is accident in lutherville along the south bond llnes at falls road and west jaffa road and top side of the belt way exxect some delays. we have a crash along the inner loop at green spring the inner lupus very crowded. wwy to parkville it willyour dissipate checking in and taking a live look at harper road you see no problems to report whatsoever. smooth ride as we make your way to 95. we have an accident up in the carson right on middletown road at 83. and 2 more in howard county in coluubia. one along the westbound lanes of route 32 and columbia pike and another on columbia pike traveling north at route 100. that's the traffic edge. back to you. hree days ahead of
schedule the first casino in the state of maryland now open for businees. fichlt anybody ready tt my slots? >>repprter: hollywood casino in perfectyville opened the doors at 8:00 o'clock this morning. they had a soft opening on saturday and things went so well, then, state gaming offfcialsssigned the license sunday paving the way for today's early opening. >> normally i do something productive on monday morning like play golf. or do some or recreational thing but i said let's deviate from mm normall% activity and why not tty and gamble. -ú>>reporter: all right. about 2 hours into that opening the first jackpot already hit. baltimore woman won 5000 dollars on a 1 dollar slot machine. nnw hhre's our go to our web site and tell uu what you think. sound off through facebook. tweet at fox baltimore. text your answer at 45 2 03. enter your responss may air tooight
on fox 45 news at 10:00. as we mention tornado warnings popped up around the region today. >> of course much more on the ssormy weather making its way through the area coming up next. >dancing is a great wayyto keep in shape. how the city is trying tt get more residents mooing toward a healthy lifestyle. >> ravens ssperstar lending a hand. they ttld us ttat we have, we ad 10 minutes tt get out of there. >> worst fwluding the state of wwsconsin has ever seen. why the situation could get even worse. still ahead. jeans jeans is fighting
back brick by briik. % rebuilding effort called one green home at a time. stone kktchen counter top, whirlpool bath tub anndbrick fireplaces juss some of the features in the newly rehab home in the oliver neighborhood in east baltimore. the ooe green home
at a time group believes by making arras more attractive to home buyees they can change the mentality of the entire neighbbrhood. >> see what is taking place. the mayor is very iiterested attracting professionall bringing those individuals back intoothe city. has so much to offer. >>reporter: local lenders work with potential buyers to find financing to buy the homes. for more information on one green home at a time you can go to our web site slash can go to our web site slash news link %- >> bob urlich accusing governor 'malley of dellberately suppressing bad newssabout maryland economy. last month the state post add jobs rrport describing maryllnd economy as talling. that information was soon removed from the web site. this came as governor o'malley delivered a very upbeat message about the economic recovery. -ú>> simply the fact nd then it got covered uppor whether
obviously mistake and simply a draft and if that's the case we understand it.. ⌞>reporter: state agency web site. >> you can leern more about the race for governor on our web site with 5 week left before the general election. go to our web site slash vote 2010. people in central wisconsin areefleeing their homes due to rainnswollen wisconsin river. last week fail and mainly roadwaycces oo flooded. -ú>> better than a third of the levee is washed out and it cap go at any minute. >> they told us that we have we 10 miiutts to get out of there. because they are blocking off all the roads back there. >>reporttr: this is the worst flooding the square has seen since 1993. we had whole afternoon of tornado warnings and luckily luckily for us nn popped up. >> that's right. there s
some concern for flooddng in our area tonight. we are going to check in again with vytas. >> no reports of any damage from those tornadoowarnings early today for partt of carol county down to howard county and western baltimore county bbttthis was radar indicated rotation some of the thunddrstorms rolling up out of the south earlier today but now we are looking at raii showers. we could see a rub -- hear a rubble of thunder and flash of lightning in the later evening hours. our radar showing the showwr activity ageet bit of a break over usve right now and western maryland -úheavyyrainnand south of dc more activity built n and we can zoom ut and see the bigger picture hereeof what's going on. you see the moisture down to the south and we have an area of low pressure back o the wess that is helping spin up he atmosshere nd low pressure will continue to help us see the moisture building up oot of the south and looks like we'll continue to see the moisture ridiig up out of the south and moisture comes up we'll continue to see the chance for the heavy rainfall across the region. now because of thaa area of low we'll continue to see theike chance for the ain later thiss%
evening. soodefinitely that rain is ppshing in iis way -úthrough the overnight. looking at the hd radarrit area and looks like definitely we are going to see the chances ffr the rape for tomorrow as well. keep the the hd radar telling youuwhaa ús goiig to be happening be prepared and 7 day coming up in a bii. thanks so much. new way to get baltimmre resident living healthier lives. dance routine as you can see helped kick off healthy city day at city hhll today. mayoo rawlings blakeealso took a lunch time walk from ciiy hall to the inner harbor. healthy city day is a week long campaign aimed at getting people eating right and exercising offen. >> baltimore health statistics need to change. too many in our city are living with and dying from chronic diseases -úthat could have been >>reporter: now tomorroo you
can join the mayorrand ravens running back rice at the inner harbor for a late morniig work out. find out about all the other healthy city day events going on simply by logging on to our web site slash news -úlink. the key to cleaner air in your home could be a common house plant. research shows plaats play an important role in filteeing indoor chemical emiited from eleccronic equipm!! equipment, carppting, paint and dry clean clothing even. the same can be said for chemical found in the workplace. some plants that work best english ivy aloe, fiius and fill deny drawn. iron manold bbs canning com. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence
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es tax on everything you buy? that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense.
23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >>. >> all right. iron man 2 proved to be one of the strrngest forces oo the summer movie season. and you can noww% bring this latest adventure that your oww home. >>reporter: iron man 2 brought in more than 300 million dollars domesticcly making it the fourth most successful film of the year. roberr downey jr. returns as super hero suit and super ego to goowith it. ú> the reason i'm alive is because you had a shot ook it
and missed. >>reporter: this time he takes on a russian who claims the family stole the plan for the suit. movie also introduces other comic book character setting up vurs foo the upcoming avenger film. mysterious space ship if crashes on earth. superman embraces the new visitor but batman suspects a traitor. nothing is s in the as a new born babyy documentary baby travels around the world to show how children are raised in different cultures and similarity that bind all parents and children together. love affair betwwen 2 creative giants is told in the period piece cocoa chanel ande gor the fashioondesigner aad ccmposer fell for each other
in paris in the early 1900. >> ffnal season of the sitcom "american idol"contestant crystal bower sox. people magazine reports season 9 runner-up is getting married. bowee ox 25 receetlyygot engaged to musician brian walker. she has a one and a half-year-old son from sox has been busy working onrr6 debuu album due to be released next spping. and the new team of idol juudes will report to work tomorrow. season judge randd contiiue. idoo returns righh here on fox 45 in january. here on fox 45 in january.
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cunningham. aftee the ravens win yesterday it was the most asked question of all. how is we have some information on ttat this eveninggand it might not be as bad as was feared. >> rice injured the knee in the fourth quarter against the browns and left the game not to return. he underwent mri today. results were negative. and ravens re feeling pretty upbeat.. there is no damage to either the knee ligaments oo to the cartillge. >> we have the mri back. it's a contusion on his knee. i'm úure it's a significant contusion so we just have to see how he fares thrrughout the week. he'ssproven himself again the ability to run the
ball. jay if he gets a hance to run the ball he can do it too. so we like our running bankrupttyy >> speeking of that. join me tonight at tte emerald take he were on arper road inn% parkville for the coors light silver spotlight.i'll bb joined by ravens running back willis and yes we will talk about ray rice. aaouu gamm sttrts at 7:30. get there early wearing purppe and black in parkville, tonight. we'll hearrfrom rice injury and how it affects the numbee of touches he gets on sunday and start he playyseries count down come up tonight at 10:if i on sports unlimited. >> thanks so much. strange weather day all todaa today únd not out of the woods just yet. >> that's right. check back with vytas. is making the ground saaurated that's why we are under a flash flood watch and more rain on the way and central maryland and continue to seee6 it in the overnight and more precipitation. looo over inch
in baltimore. we'll continue to see the umbers add up as we continue to sse the moisture building in. at of 2 and quarter over in salsbury and 3 quarterssof an inch back west of us. take a lack at potential here. this is future scan with the model data potential of how much rain to get. chance of getting 3 quarter inch across west and south over an inch and a little more to the south east everyooe will get to sea the rain as we go hrough the cool temperatures and south easterly flow will tip to bring the moisturr in from the -úpressure wraaping n the moisture or the next day here. by tuesddy latee6 3 3 to the east and tart to getf clearing out there as we head through the emainder portion of the week. onight showers looking at hhavy rain at times 83. looking at 75 on
wednesday with sunshine. ttursday lacking at chance for some showers but then looks like it will clear up friddy saturday ssnday with pleassnt conddtions in the 70's.. cooling down to the 60's sunday monday. >> that's interesting. >> thaa's time of yeert. you remember the 60's. remember the 60's. >> all too well. yes. that ♪ my eyes are ' weary ♪ ♪ my back is gettin' tight ♪ i'm sittin' here in traffic ♪ ♪ on the queensboro bridge tonight ♪